Mario Kart 8 is the end result of years of refinement. It zeroes in on exactly what we want from Nintendo. It’s a highly expressive character racing title made for a new generation. This entry moves Nintendo forward into an exciting new era where they can create for the internet. If this is any indication, the long-standing developer still has plenty of fight left in them and can come through with some of the industry’s best work, when they have to.